Now that the season is over, the crew at Blue Jays from Away will take a look at the Blue Jays one by one and review how each player’s season went. Today: Chad Girodo.Read More
RHP Jake Shaw (Fredericton, NB) is back for his senior year with the Indianapolis Greyhounds. Shaw earned a spot on the 17th annual Canadian Baseball Network all-Canadian honourable mention list.
Shaw was in 15 games -- 14 starts -- with a 5-6 record, one save and a 3.89 ERA to earn Second Team Al Great Lake conference honors. He had 81 strikeouts in 88 innings to lead the Greyhounds. He fanned seven and allowed two earned runs over eight innings in his season debut against Notre Dame (Ohio), gave up three hits and struck out 13 in a 3-0 shutout win over Oakland City, earning PNC GLVC Pitcher of the Week honors.
Next time out Shaw 10 strikeouts over eight innings in a win over Lake Erie and earned his first career save recording the final out in a win over William Jewell in the GLVC tourney.
The University of British of Columbia Thunderbirds had three spots on the Canadian Baseball Network all-Canadian college team with Alex Webb making the First Team, while Curtis Taylor and Tyler Gillies were elected to the Second Team.Read More
Now that baseball’s labour front will be peaceful for another five years, commissioner Rob Manfred can dust off his expansion folder and that has to be good news for those wanting to see baseball in Montreal.Read More
Atlanta's streak of sending people to Cooperstown for the July induction ceremonies continued as former president and GM John Schuerholz and commissioner Bud Selig were elected.
Schuerholz will join LHP Tom Glavine, RHP Greg Maddux and manager Bobby Cox inducted in 2014, RHP John Smoltz in 2015 and Chipper Jones is expected to be elected in 2018.Read More
Twenty-five years before the exploits of Josh Donaldson, another long-haired third baseman with a penchant for getting his uniform dirty inspired Blue Jays fans to leave their seats and cheer his latest big hit or highlight-reel play.Read More